Ghostbusters Gets Publisher, Release Window

As was expected » 10/30/08 12:00am 10/30/08 12:00am, it's been revealed that Atari have picked up the rights to the Ghostbusters game, left in limbo ever since the Activision/Vivendi merger killed off the game's publisher, Sierra. Atari plans to release Ghostbusters "early next summer", to coincide with the first movie's 25th anniversary. Atari also…

50 Cent: Blood on the Sand is Dead, Dead, Dead [Update]

Remember 50 Cent II, the sequel to discography-cum-video game 50-Cent: Bulletproof? The game that Sierra named 50-Cent: Blood on the Sand » 9/19/08 10:00am 9/19/08 10:00am? The one that has a love-interest, slick graphics and tons of blood? Yeah, it's dead. Caught in the unflinching cogs of big video game business, mergers, and close downs, we hear.…

Electronic Arts Publishing Brutal Legend?

So we know that Double Fine's musical epic Brutal Legend » 8/13/08 12:00pm 8/13/08 12:00pm is fine, because . We also know that it's not going to be published by Vivendi . But who is going to put out this Jack Black anthem? According to at least one source the game's future publisher is none other than Electronic Arts. Neither EA nor Double Fine…

"Ghostbusters Is Not Cancelled And Will Not Be"

Earlier, we brought word that Activision was taking inventory of Sierra's catalogue and picking and choosing games it wanted to publish. Some games, like Crash Bandicoot » 7/29/08 8:00am 7/29/08 8:00am, made the cut. Other games like did not. Does that mean the game's been canned? Well, no. It means that the game doesn't have a publisher. The dev…

Activision Adds Sierra's Spyro, Crash To Line Up; Ghostbusters, Brütal…

Activision announced today that it would be taking a handful of titles formerly published by (and planned to be published by) Sierra and add them to its own product portfolio. Games in the Crash Bandicoot, Ice Age and Spyro the Dragon series will join the Activision family of published titles, with Prototype and an… » 7/28/08 10:40pm 7/28/08 10:40pm

We Won't Be Seeing Brütal Legend At E3 :(

Sunday night's pre-E3 Kotaku party is going to be a booze-fueled, feel-good adventure. None of that, however, will dull the pain of Brütal Legend's absence at E3, an absence confirmed by MTV Multiplayer today. Double Fine Productions frontman Tim Schafer confirmed the bad news earlier today and I'm just barely keeping… » 7/08/08 9:00pm 7/08/08 9:00pm